FTC Management

Name: Mrs. Natalie Edmond

Post: CEO

Email: ceo@ftc.sc

Mrs. Nathalie Edmond (CEO)

Mrs. Edmond began her career in November 2005 as a Senior Statistician at the National Bureau of Statistics. She remained with the Bureau for a period of about 5 ½ years following which she moved to the Ministry of Finance, Trade and Investment as an economist for a brief moment. In January 2012, Mrs. Edmond joined the Fair Trading Commission as a Competition Analyst and was later promoted to the post of Senior Competition Analyst in September 2012.

In November 2013, Mrs. Edmond was given the responsibility of overseeing the Investigation and Market surveillance Department within the Commission. She was promoted to Principal Analyst in April 2014 and oversaw the newly named Competition and Market Surveillance department. In July 2017, she was appointed as Deputy CEO of the Commission for a duration of 3 years. In April 2023 Mrs. Edmond was appointed the CEO of the Fair Trading Commission.

In terms of qualifications, Mrs. Edmond graduated with a BA econ (Hons) in Economics and Social Policy at the University of Manchester in 2005. Furthermore, during her ,years at the National Bureau of Statistics Mrs. Edmond attended several short courses including that of Statistics for National Accounts and also Survey Methodology and Sampling. Mrs. Edmond also received an award for an outstanding paper written for the Africa Symposia on Statistical Development. During her time with the Commission, Mrs. Edmond has also completed a Post Graduate diploma in Economics for Competition Law from Kings College in England via long distance learning in the year 2016.


Name: Mrs. Frederika Confait-Poussou

Post: Deputy Chief Executive Officer

Email: dceo@ftc.sc

Mrs. Frederika Confait-Poussou (DCEO)

Mrs. Poussou joined the Fair Trading Commission in 2016 as Analyst in the Competition & Market Surveillance Department. In July 2017, she was assigned the responsibility of overseeing the Market Surveillance Department and joined the FTC Management team. In January 2018, she was promoted to Senior Analyst. Having gathered a wealth of experience over the years, in January 2023, she was promoted as the Principal Analyst in the Department. In June 2023, Mrs Poussou was appointed as the Deputy Chief Executive Officer. Mrs. Poussou assists the CEO in the administration of the FTC and is also the Head of Operations. She is therefore responsible for the Consumer Affairs, Market Surveillance and Competition Departments, Education and Advocacy Unit and the Praslin Office.

In terms of qualifications, Mrs. Poussou graduated with a Bachelor of Business Studies in International Hotel Management from the Shannon College of Hotel Management, National University of Ireland. Mrs. Poussou also holds a Master’s degree in Public Administration. During her studies she obtained qualifications in management, business law, public policy, governance and finance. She has also gained experience in Competition and Consumer Protection law on the job and through attending various workshops and conferences.

 


 

Name: Ms. Priyanka Ramruchaya

Post: Principal Analyst – Legal Department

Email: priyanka@ftc.sc

Ms. Priyanka Ramruchaya (Principal Legal Officer, Legal Affairs Department)

Ms. Ramruchaya obtained her Bachelors of Law degree (LLB) from the University of London and joined the Fair Trading Commission as a Legal Officer.

Her duties from then has been two-fold; prosecution of cases before the then Board of Commissioners, and advising the Commission on any legal issue arising.

Prosecution of several cases before the Board of Commissioners prompted her love for litigation. She therefore undertook the Bar Vocational Course offered by the Judiciary of Seychelles in collaboration with the University of Seychelles, following which she sat the Bar Examinations.

In 2020, Ms. Ramruchaya started her pupillage at a well-known law firm, Georges & Co Attorneys. As part of her pupillage, Ms. Ramruchaya focused on litigation of both civil and criminal cases before Boards, Tribunals, Magistrate Courts and the Supreme Courts. In July 2022, upon successful completion of her pupillage she was admitted to the Bar as an Attorney- At-Law.

Following the above, she was promoted to Principal Legal Officer and Head of Legal Affairs Department at the Fair Trading Commission.


Name: Ms. Annashanta Canaya

Post:  Principal Analyst- Consumer Affairs Department

Email: annashantacanaya@ftc.sc

Ms. Annashanta Canaya (Principal Analyst, Consumer Affairs Department)

Ms. Annashanta Canaya is a Senior Analyst and Head of the Consumer Services Department. Her primary responsibility is to lead the Consumer Services Department in the investigation of complaints when consumers are aggrieved by the actions of enterprises providing Services.

Ms. Canaya commenced her career with the Commission in 2016 after serving 10 years with the Ministry of Health in the Public Health Authority as a Public Health Officer. She has a Diploma in Environmental Health and in 2018 she embarked on a 2 years course for a Master in Business Administration from the University of West of Scotland and has successfully completed the program.

In 2022 Ms. Canaya was promoted as the Principal Analyst in the Consumer Affairs Department.

 

 

 


Name: Ms. Natasha Jumaye

Post: Senior Analyst

Email: natashajumaye@ftc.sc

Ms. Natasha Jumaye (Senior Analyst, Competition Department)

As a young graduate of the University of Seychelles, MS. Jumaye began her career path by joining the Fair Trading Commission in 2016 in the Competition and Market Surveillance Department and within her time at the FTC, has risen to currently holding the post of Acting Head of the Department.

Her main responsibilities in the department includes the investigation of complaints along with her team. In addition to her duties at the FTC, MS. Jumaye is also a member of the Review Panel for Public Procurement.

Following her 3 years’ of study at the University of London International programme through the University of Seychelles, Ms. Jumaye graduated with a BSc (Hons) in Business Administration specializing in International Business.

 

 

 

 


Name: Ms. Selma Joubert

Post: Human Resource and Budget Management Officer

Email: hr@ftc.sc

Ms. Selma Joubert (Human Resource and Budget Management Officer)

Mrs. Edmond began her career in November 2005 as a Senior Statistician at the National Bureau of Statistics. She remained with the Bureau for a period of about 5 ½ years following which she moved to the Ministry of Finance, Trade and Investment as an economist for a brief moment. In January 2012, Mrs. Edmond joined the Fair Trading Commission as a Competition Analyst and was later promoted to the post of Senior Competition Analyst in September 2012.

In November 2013, Mrs. Edmond was given the responsibility of overseeing the Investigation and Market surveillance Department within the Commission. She was promoted to Principal Analyst in April 2014 and oversaw the newly named Competition and Market Surveillance department. In July 2017, she was appointed as Deputy CEO of the Commission for a duration of 3 years. In April 2023 Mrs. Edmond was appointed the CEO of the Fair Trading Commission.

In terms of qualifications, Mrs. Edmond graduated with a BA econ (Hons) in Economics and Social Policy at the University of Manchester in 2005. Furthermore, during her ,years at the National Bureau of Statistics Mrs. Edmond attended several short courses including that of Statistics for National Accounts and also Survey Methodology and Sampling. Mrs. Edmond also received an award for an outstanding paper written for the Africa Symposia on Statistical Development. During her time with the Commission, Mrs. Edmond has also completed a Post Graduate diploma in Economics for Competition Law from Kings College in England via long distance learning in the year 2016.

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